Gender: Male Meaning of Banyan: "the God tree" Origin of Banyan: Indian

Banyan Origin and Meaning

The name Banyan is a boy's name meaning "the God tree".

This evocative name of a dramatic tropical Indian fig tree is ready to move west.

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SalserBL Says:


Love this name! #1 got a boy:)

JD Says:


It's pronounced BAN-yen. It's a type of tree. They have a lot of them in Hawaii.

bootsie Says:


How is this pronounced? Like "bunion"?

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


This is a new favorite of mine.

tenminutesplease Says:


At first glance I saw "banana"

NaomiNY Says:


Not a bad name, but it always makes me picture Banya from Seinfeld lol